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UKRI Open Access Policy: Funding now available for open access costs for monographs, chapters and edited collections

On 28 November 2023, UKRI launched a new £3.5 million fund dedicated to supporting open access costs for monographs, book chapters and edited collections for UKRI funded authors who publish within the scope of their Open Access Policy. Monographs, book chapters and edited collections published on or after 1 January 2024 will need to be openly accessible within 12 …

Open Access Week: Community over Commercialization, October 23 - 29, 2023 #OAWeek

Open Access Week 2023: Community over Commercialization

International Open Access Week (October 23-29) is an opportunity to join together, take action, and raise awareness around the importance of community control of knowledge sharing systems. This year’s theme “Community over Commercialization” encourages a candid conversation about which approaches to open scholarship prioritize the best interests of the public and the academic community-and which do …

Open Access Week: Community over Commercialization, October 23 - 29, 2023 #OAWeek

Open Access Week 2023: Resources Available and External Events Coming Up

International Open Access Week 2023: Community over Commercialization, 23-29 October, 2023 Open Access Week 2023 is an opportunity to join together, take action, and raise awareness around the importance of community control of knowledge sharing systems. As part of Open Access Week our University of Westminster Press Manager, Philippa Grand, will be participating in a …

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Publish Open Access with ACM

ACM OPEN enables all corresponding authors affiliated with our institution to publish scholarly articles with the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) on a completely open access basis without needing to pay any individual article processing charges (APCs). All research articles and conference proceedings with a corresponding author from the University of Westminster are made OA …

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Open Access Week 2022: Open Access and Practice Based Research

Today’s post focuses on how practice-based research may benefit from being made more effectively shared. At Westminster we have prioritised improving our institutional repository (WestminsterResearch) to better support non-text based (also known as non-traditional) output types.See article : Evans, Jenny, Nina Watts, Taylor Mudd, and Tom Renner. 2022. “From Legacy to Next Generation: A Story …

Open Access Week 2022: Events Coming Up

International Open Access Week 2022: Open for Climate Justice, 24-30 October, 2022 This year the focus of International Open Access Week is ‘Open for Climate Justice’. During the week we will be releasing daily blog posts from our open access week team at Westminster. Look out for these from 24 October. Events & Resources from …

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Publish Open Access in the American Psychological Association (APA) Journals

Authors affiliated with the University of Westminster may publish original research articles in 88 hybrid journals in the PsycArticles portfolio, excluding the Hogefe collection of journals.  This agreement will allow you to publish eligible articles through gold open access at no further charge to yourself. To be eligible: You must be the corresponding author who is …

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Publish Open Access with American Chemical Society (ACS) Journals

Authors affiliated with the University of Westminster may publish original research articles in any of American Chemical Society (ACS)’s hybrid or fully Open Access (gold) journals.  This ‘Read & Publish’ agreement will allow you to publish eligible articles through gold open access at no further charge to yourself. To be eligible: You must be the corresponding author …

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Publish Open Access with Elsevier Journals

Authors affiliated with the University of Westminster may publish original research articles in any of Elsevier’s hybrid journals at no further charge to the author.  This ‘Read & Publish’ agreement will allow you to publish eligible articles in a wide variety of participating Elsevier journals across disciplines through gold open access. To be eligible: You must be …